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A Moment to Remember breaks Japanese record
Dec 14, 2005
Korean melodrama A Moment to Remember, a story based on a famous Japanese TV series, has become the best-selling Korean film ever released in Japan. As of December 4, the film had amassed 2.75 billion yen at the Japanese box office, passing the 2.72 billion yen earned by rival Korean melodrama April Snow. After eight weeks the film is still at #4 in the weekly box office. Directed by John H. LEE, the film tells the story of a woman who falls in love with a construction worker, but later discovers that she is suffering from progressive memory loss. It features well known stars JUNG Woo-sung (Musa) and SON Ye-jin, who incidentally also takes a leading role in April Snow. The film is produced by Sidus Pictures, and was financed and distributed in Korea by CJ Entertainment. The Japanese distributor of the film is Gaga Communications.